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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 43 people named Thirston in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 65% more people named Thirston in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 71 people named Thirston were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25% of women had paying jobs
  • 11 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was bookkeeper
  • 24% reported their race as other than white

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As Thirston families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 1% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Georgia
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 5 were first-generation Americans